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1. Minthis wins Leading Golf Sustainability Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minthis-wins-leading-golf-sustainability-award

Minthis Golf Club has demonstrated its groundbreaking work in sustainability, not only in Cyprus but worldwide, with the most prestigious honour in the golf travel industry: The 2021 IAGTO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability....

2. Huge ‘sea dragon’ named one of UK’s greatest fossil finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/huge-‘sea-dragon-named-one-of-uk-s-greatest-fossil-finds

A gigantic prehistoric “sea dragon” discovered in the Midlands has been described as one of the greatest finds in the history of British paleontology....

3. Greenpeace: Greek gas hunt an ‘unbearable’ threat to whales

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greenpeace-greek-gas-hunt-an-‘unbearable-threat-to-whales

Greenpeace on Wednesday renewed calls against proposed deep-sea oil and gas exploration off southwest Greece, warning of “unbearable” consequences to endangered Mediterranean whales and dolphins....

4. Spanish vultures arriving in Cyprus to help repopulate local species

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-vultures-arriving-in-cyprus-to-help-repopulate-local-species

In the coming days, the first vultures will arrive by plane from Spain, which will support the extremely reduced population of the species in Cyprus, according to an announcement by BirdLife Cyprus....

5. Scorpions flood Egyptian villages after storm, sting more than 500 people

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scorpions-flood-egyptian-villages-after-storm-sting-and-hospitalize-hundreds

Scorpions that were flushed from their underground desert homes by recent storms have stung more than 500 people in the governorate of Aswan, in southern Egypt....

6. Disgust over shark abuse by fishermen in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disgust-over-shark-abuse-by-fishermen-in-larnaca

Shock, disgust and disapproval erupted on social media against fishermen caught abusing a sharl in Larnaca. The revelation was made by the fishermen themselves through their posting on social media, provoking a storm of reactions....

7. Protected too late: US Officials report more than 20 extinctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protected-too-late-us-officials-report-more-than-20-extinctions

The ivory-billed woodpecker, which birders have been seeking in the bayous of Arkansas, is gone forever, according to federal officials....

8. The invasion of the tropical fish in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-invasion-of-the-tropical-fish-in-cyprus

According to the Daily Telegraph, the warming of the Mediterranean Sea and the widening of the Suez Canal are causing non-native fish to enter and thrive in Cyprus waters....

9. Greek PM: Cost of ignoring climate crisis unimaginable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-cost-of-ignoring-climate-crisis-unimaginable

Mediterranean nations must lead the way in addressing climate change, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said, warning that the cost of doing nothing was unimaginable,...

10. Resurrecting the hairy mammoth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/resurrecting-the-hairy-mammoth

The return of hairy mammoths, a species that became extinct 4,000 years ago, in the icy Arctic soils, is envisioned by a new American company, Colossal....

11. Paphos hunter fined 12,447 Euros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-hunter-fined-12-447-euros

A hunter in Pegeia was fined €12,447 for hunting protected game, illegal hunting apparatus and hunting without a license....

12. Rescued turtle released back into the ocean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescued-turtle-released-back-into-the-ocean

Iole the sea turtle, who cheated death last year thanks to beach visitors and staff at the Cyprus Marine Aquaculture Research Center, has been released back to her natural habitat after a long rehabilitation treatment...

13. Dead shark spotted in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-shark-spotted-in-paphos

A dead shark possibly belonging to an endangered species was spotted on a beach along Cyprus’ western coast, with online users wondering whether the warm-blooded fish was killed or washed up dead...

14. Rare Cyprus snake found in Machairas national forest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-cyprus-snake-found-in-machairas-national-forest-park

The Forestry Department announced Tuesday that it located a rare Cyprus grass snake at two locations in the Machairas national forest park....

15. Flamingos stage magical show in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingos-stage-magical-show-in-larnaca

A flamboyance of flamingos have descended upon the Larnaca salt lake as they do every year at the beginning of the rain season, with the pink birds painting a magical picture against the glistening backdrop of the salty water....

16. Endangered bird species shot to the ground in Meneou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endangered-bird-species-shot-to-the-ground-in-meneou

BirdLife Cyprus raised the alarm earlier this week after dozens of birds, such as European bee-eaters, swallows, and other endangered bird species, fell from the skies over the weekend after shots were fired from Meneou’s Lake Soros area....

17. Climate change adds to plight of endangered sea turtles in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-change-adds-to-plight-of-endangered-sea-turtles-in-cyprus

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides gave assurances on Wednesday that the companies active in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone are moving forward with their planning....

18. Bottlenose dolphin pod spotted off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bottlenose-dolphin-pod-spotted-of-limassol

Well-received photos on social media showing Bottlenose dolphins off the Limassol coast prompted officials to post more information about the playful pod...

19. Larnaca officials rooting for two injured turtles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-officials-rooting-for-two-injured-turtles

Two adult sea turtles are receiving treatment in Larnaca after they were found injured in Limassol, with officials saying the prognosis was good for the resilient duo...

20. EU bird populations on decline for decades, Eurostat shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-bird-populations-have-been-declining-for-decades-eurostat-shows

Bird populations in the EU have been declining for several decades, data released by Eurostat on Friday, that marked World Environment Day, showed....

21. Endangered shark shot off Limassol coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endangered-shark-shot-off-limassol-coast

A blue pointer shark was captured on video Saturday during an encounter with a sea turtle off the coast of Limassol, with local fishermen reportedly shooting the endangered mako shark in the head...

22. WHO: Coronavirus likely of bat origin, no sign of lab production

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-coronavirus-likely-of-bat-origin-no-sign-of-lab-production

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late last year and was not manipulated or produced in a laboratory....

23. Green Party, Ayios Andreas residents outraged over chopping of pine trees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-party-ayios-andreas-residents-outraged-over-chopping-of-pine-trees

The Greens Party called on the responsible Government Services to halt projects which endanger old pine trees, a protected species, in Nicosia’s Ayios Andreas area....

24. Coronavirus emergency 'holds a very grave threat' for world, says WHO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-emergency-holds-a-very-grave-threat-for-world-says-who

China’s coronavirus outbreak poses a “very grave threat for the rest of the world,” the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday in an appeal for sharing virus samples and speeding up research into drugs and vaccines, Reuters reported. ...

25. China scientists identify pangolin as possible coronavirus host

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-scientists-identify-pangolin-as-possible-coronavirus-host

The deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could have spread from bats to humans through the illegal traffic of pangolins, the world’s only scaly mammals, which are prized in Asia for food and medicine, Chinese researchers said....

26. Three new endangered monk seals born in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-new-endangered-monk-seals-born-last-year-in-cyprus

Three new births of the Mediterranean monk seal species (Monachus monachus), one of the most endangered mammals in the world and the only seal species in the Mediterranean, were recorded last year, the Agricultural Ministry announced on Friday....

27. EU vessels will no longer have automatic access to UK fishing waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-vessels-will-no-longer-have-automatic-access-to-uk-fishing-waters

The automatic right of EU vessels to fish in British waters, in accordance with the EU’s common fisheries policy, is to be ended under the fisheries bill introduced to parliament on Wednesday....

28. World’s last divided capital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-s-last-divided-capital

As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier...

29. Loggerhead ‘Pambos’ is quite the wanderer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/loggerhead-‘pambos-is-quite-the-wanderer

According to BirdLife Cyprus, a loggerhead tracked by satellite is proving to be a great wanderer with romance as his driving force....

30. Audit office weighs in on turtle nests debacle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/audit-office-weighs-in-on-turtle-nests

A report by the audit office slams the forestry department for removing acacia trees very close to turtle nests earlier this year, just as another confrontation between locals and conservationists in a nearby area is gaining traction...

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